They’re growing up with smart devices and high speed access in a world that we couldn’t have even imagined years ago. Educating them on the dangers of the internet and teaching them why security is so important needs to begin before they even connect. As a parent or guardian, this responsibility falls on you! Here are 10 quick things to help you raise a security aware kids and keep them safe online.
Cyber-crime rates are at an all-time high in Nigeria and world over. Our threat landscape continues to expand. One of the reasons is probably the same as that for the high incidence of traffic accidents on our roads i.e. the widespread belief that- ‘it can’t happen to me’. There is no doubt that awareness levels are extremely low concerning cybercrime but not so much amongst those who are more at
Global electronic payment company, Visa recently organized and hosted technology correspondents and bloggers in Lagos. The event was held to help educate and engage tech bloggers on Visa’s role in promoting secure electronic payments. The forum featured an informative two hour session with Visa Country Manager Ade Ashaye as he provided insight into the evolution, benefit and potential future of the Nigerian financial cards industry. Speaking at the event, Country
Social media: growth is vast, and its power is unstoppable for the time being. For most people, social media has become a part of their daily life and a place where they can boost their confidence or gain new friends by sharing their accomplishments, adventures, experiences or just any of their unforgettable moments. Almost all today has their own social media account, from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Gmail and such, we
In our fast paced world of social media and increased connectivity, the necessity for cyber security cannot be overemphasized. Speaking at the Interpol Cybercrime Training for Practitioner Investigators from African Countries held in Abuja, Hyacinth Dagala, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), dwelt on the need to have investigators equipped with the requisite skills to combat cybercrime. Matching words with action, the police have made notable steps by setting up
Sometimes information security can be confusing. Even some of the terms themselves can easily be misunderstood. To help, we have created a list of the most commonly used information security awareness terms and what they mean in simple English. Scott Schober, BVS CEO & Cyber Security Expert, has assembled a list of common cyber security terms. which NexxyTech took a step further in breaking down the Terms into a more